Best Galapagos Islands Hotel

The most comfortable Galapagos Islands Hotel is Finch Bay located on the nature rich Island of Santa Cruz

Finch Bay Hotel


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Finch Bay's Galapagos hotel with its private beach, is the perfect option for you who want to explore the different Islands at a fair price.

The Galapagos Islands are an enchanted place, its very nature is powerful and inspiring, peaceful and magical, and above all, unique.

This Galapagos Islands hotel is the ideal spot for an unforgettable vacation. It is the only hotel by the beach in Santa Cruz Island.

Nature Active Tourism in the Galapagos Islands

Experience the Galapagos of your dreams in this in-depth Galapagos Adventure that puts you in close contact with the natural world, while enjoying a relaxing stay in the most exciting Galapagos Islands hotel.

Finch Bay Hotel is located on Santa Cruz Island At this Galapagos Islands hotel you can select the activities of your choice:

  • Hike to Tortuga Bay
  • Swim
  • Snorkel
  • Enjoy the sun at the beach or the pool side
  • Photograph and observe the wildlife
  • Stroll around the village of Puerto Ayora
  • Enjoy day cruises to nearby islands
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station
  • World-class scuba diving
  • Adventure mountain biking
  • Stargazing in Galapagos
  • Galapagos Kayak Excursions

This Galapagos Islands hotel (Finch bay) is located in a place where you don't even have to go far from your hotel, as just a relaxing walk within the grounds can be a revealing introduction to the outstanding variety of Galapagos Finches famed for their role in Charles Darwin's evolutionary theories.

The world-renowned Charles Darwin Research Station, with the famous Galapagos Giant Tortoises after which these Islands are named, is only a short distance away.

Naturalist-led day cruises to nearby Islands offer further glimpses into this evolutionary paradise. At this Galapagos Islands hotel, you will truly experience a place of superb natural beauty and intimate connection with nature in Galapagos.

Blue footed boobies and brown pelicans plunge into the ocean looking for their last bite before retiring for the night, while the night herons awaken and emerge from the mangroves to look for food along the beach.

This Galapagos Islands hotel has new look features environmentally friendly materials and use of natural light with large windows, beach front access, large pool and outdoor Jacuzzi. That's why this is one of the best Galapagos Island hotels available.

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This ecologically oriented hotel also boasts innovative garbage processing and recycling programs.

The entire infrastructure as well as the activities are totally oriented to a concept of true eco-tourism in a pristine natural environment.

Delicious healthy international and Galapagos inspired menus are prepared daily by the hotel's chef, using the freshest ingredients.

Finch Bay Galapagos Islands hotel is the most easily accessible. After a two-hour flight from Ecuador's mainland, guests arrive to the airport of Baltra in Galapagos and then take overland transportation to Puerto Ayora and the Finch Bay Hotel.

Available Activities to Enjoy at This Galapagos Islands Hotel


Some of the most unusual, and fascinating species in the world, both terrestrial and marine, are found in the Galapagos Islands.

Here most of the surface (96%) is a National Park, surrounded by the protected Galapagos Marine Reserve both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

On Santa Cruz Island, the giant tortoises can be seen at the Charles Darwin Research Station, including famous Lonesome George.

This is the only remaining tortoise from Pinta Island) and also in the wild, in the Highlands of this Island.


A total of 140 species of birds have been registered in Galapagos.

About half of the resident Galapagos Birds cannot be seen anywhere else in the world.

The hotel's natural surroundings provide an excellent setting for bird watching.

On its premises you can observe shore and lagoon birds such as ducks, stilts, herons, warblers, pelicans and frigates all easily approachable, just like all the Galapagos Wildlife

Eight species of Finches are found on Santa Cruz Island; most of which can be observed in this Galapagos Islands hotel gardens and surroundings.


A 30-minute hike to a white-sand beach, considered the nicest of the archipelago, a peaceful spot for the nature lover.

Tortuga Bay is a wonderful place for meditating, connecting, writing, reading, sunbathing or just relaxing.


The Charles Darwin Foundation in Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island, commands the scientific research for the conservation of Galapagos, focusing on two major areas: management of invasive species and restoration of the native biodiversity and ecosystems.

The Giant Tortoise breeding program is the best chance for you to spend some time with the long-lived reptiles.


Mountain bikes, helmets and gloves are available for a small fee in this Galapagos hotel. To begin your adventure a private transportation will take bikes and visitors to the highlands of Santa Cruz.


Hiking or biking from Puerto Ayora to the Reserve takes about two hours through dense and low growing vegetation.

Here you can observe the Giant Tortoises (in season) in their natural habitat. Also, once in the highlands, you can visit Los Gemelos Pit Craters.

You can also arrange a visit to Isabela and Fernandina Islands where 2 volcanoes erupted in 2005. Learn More About Galapagos Volcanoes


To the back of the Finch Bay Galapagos Islands hotel, is a trail leading to beautiful, deep ponds formed by the filtering of underground sea water through lava crevices and half-submerged cliffs.

This is a popular place for swimming and Snorkeling in Galapagos


These intriguing natural lava caves are located in the Highlands of Santa Cruz Island. This visit is a great introduction to Galapagos Geology and its volcanic origins.

Learn how stalactites and stalagmites form, and understand the violent and fierce volcanic past of the Islands.


Enjoy horseback riding at Finch Bay hotel along paths on the hillsides of Santa Cruz with their spectacular scenery and unique wildlife all around. One of the least known regions of the Galapagos.

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